Stents

bioresorbable stents, dissolving stents

A key prediction for interventional cardiology coming out of recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) meetings is that bioresorbable stents will eventually replace conventional metallic stents...

July 22, 2014 — Boston Scientific announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's latest-generation bare-metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery d...

April 16, 2014 — Abbott announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and China ac...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott’s Supera Peripheral Stent System to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD).

September 9, 2014 — Tryton Medical Inc. announced an initial closing of an aggregate $20 million private equity financing. Participating in this financing were...
Cook Medical Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Peripheral Stent Clinical Study China
Cook Medical has enrolled the first patient in the clinical study in China of its Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Peripheral Stent. The case was performed by one of...
MicroVention LVIS Stent FDA Clearance July 2014
The U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared MicroVention Inc.’s Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device (LVIS and LVIS Jr.), which is a...
bioresorbable stents, dissolving stents, Absorb stent, BVS
A key prediction for interventional cardiology coming out of recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) and American College of Cardiology (ACC)...
MicroVention LVIS Stent FDA Clearance July 2014
MicroVention Inc.’s Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device (LVIS and LVIS Jr.) is a stent and delivery system used to
Boston Scientific received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the...
The Flash Ostial System Dual Balloon Angioplasty Catheter system is designed to help overcome the challenges of aorto-ostial stenting...

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bioresorbable stents, dissolving stents, Absorb stent, BVS
A key prediction for interventional cardiology coming out of recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) and American College of Cardiology (ACC)...
August 28, 2014 — Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical...
A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost-conscience environment of healthcare reform, there needs to...
Medtronic announced it is purchasing Covidien in a cash-and-stock deal for $42.9 billion. Once the transaction is completed, Medtronic will have significantly...

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
This webinar demonstrates the Centricity Cardio Enterprise Solution (CCE), a solution that can help cardiology departments and hospital administrators to...